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Starting June 13th, when STAAR performance information becomes available, parents can immediately access their child’s results and a suite of other resources to support summer learning at home by visiting TexasAssessment.com.

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SUMMER 2018 Kids’ Camps Vidor ISD Community Education

SUMMER 2018

Kids’ Camps

Vidor ISD Community Education

Please pre-register. Camps fill quickly, so secure your spot. Call VISD Community Ed at 409-951-8700 or register online at www.vidorisd.org, Community link, then Community Ed. Residence in Vidor is not required.


Yummy in My Tummy Cooking Camp

Instructor: Robin Corley Dates: June 25-28 VJHS cooking lab

1:30-3:30 p.m. Entering grades 3-6 $40 plus $15 food fee


If you like to eat, this may just be the camp for you! Come learn how to cook and surprise your parents.


Animal Antics

Instructor: Robin Corley Dates: July 30-August 2 Vidor Elementary

9:00-11:00 a.m. Entering grades 1-4 Fee: $40


This fills fast so sign up now to learn about a wide array of animals in this ever-popular camp.


Posh Princesses

Instructor: Darrellyn Ford Dates: July 9-12 Vidor Elementary

9:00-11:00 a.m. Entering grades 1-4 Fee: $40


Join in the fun with your girlfriends. Princesses for life!


What Can You Make from Wood?

Instructor: Darrellyn Ford Dates: July 9-12 Vidor Elementary

1:30-3:30 p.m. Entering grades 2-6 Fee: $40


Learn wood-burning and make some nifty things out of wood. You will love this great camp!


Serendipity Sewing

Instructor: Darrellyn Ford Dates: July 23-26 Vidor Junior High lab

1:30-3:30 p.m. Entering grades 5-8 Fee: $40


Learn to make something on the sewing machine. Acquire skills for life! Have a blast!


Crafts and Creations

Instructor: Darrellyn Ford Dates: July 23-26 Vidor Elementary

9:00-11:00 Entering grades 1-5 Fee: $40


Come join us to make some really cool arts and crafts projects. You will have a blast!


Boys’ Basketball

Coach Nate Smith Dates: June 18-21 Vidor High School gym

Entering grades 3-5 meet from 9:00 til noon. Entering grades 6-8 meet from 1:00 til 4:00 p.m.

Fee: $45 (includes t-shirt)

Join us to learn the skills needed to become a Pirate basketball player!


Girls’ Basketball

Coach Shad Smith Dates: June 11-14 Vidor High School gym

Entering grades 3-5 meet from 9:00 til noon. Entering grades 6-8 meet from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Fee: $40

Come learn what you need to know to one day be a Lady Pirate!


Indoor Soccer

Instructor: Coach Ralph Fields Dates: June 11-15 Vidor Junior High School gym

Grades K-2 meet 9:00-11:00 Grades 3-5 meet 11:00 – 1:00 Grades 6-8 meet 1:00 – 3:00

Fee: $40 These are for students ENTERING these grades.


Get a leg up on learning those soccer skills so you can be a Pirate player. If you can, bring shin guards, tennis shoes, and soccer ball. Bottled water is good as well.


Robotics and Coding

Instructor: Amy Odom Dates: August 6-9 Vidor Junior High School

Entering grades 3-5 meet 10:00 til noon Entering grades 6-8 meet 1:00-3:00 Fee: $40


This a phenomenal camp for those of you who love computers, robotics, and science. Enjoy!


Science for Elementary Grades

Instructor: Shaelyn Anderson Dates: June 25-28 Vidor Junior High School

Entering grades 3-5 Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m. Fee: $40


Calling all scientists! If you love science, you will enjoy this camp very much. This one fills fast, so sign up now.


Science for Junior High

Instructor: Shaelyn Anderson Dates: June 18-21 Vidor Junior High School

Entering grades 6-8 Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m. Fee: $40


Great science activities for the older students. You will have a BLAST in this camp!


SEE PAGE THREE FOR REGISTRATION FORM!


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SUMMER 2018

PROGRAM REGISTRATION FORM


Make check payable to VISD Community Education or register online at www.vidorisd.org, choose the Community tab, then Community Ed.. 120 E Bolivar to drop off. 409-951-8700 for questions.

Name_______________________________________________________

Address_____________________________________________________

City/State/Zip________________________________________________

Phone: ______________________________ Email: ___________________________________________

I wish to enroll in the following course(s):


Course Fee

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THURSDAY LUNCH BUNCH


Sponsored by Vidor ISD Community Education, Friends of the Vidor Public Library and Vidor Rotary Club

We will meet at the Vidor Public Library each Thursday at noon. Bring your lunch, learn something, and make new friends!


June 7 --- GOALS (Greater Orange Area Literacy Services) director Rhonda Powell and VISD librarian coordinator Deedra LaPray will talk to us about the importance of literacy and reading. Don’t miss it!


June 14 --- Nancy Hanks from the Food Bank of Southeast Texas will be on hand to offer ideas to help us have healthier eating plans.


June 21 --- Alene Dunn and Marilyn Peveto, local authors, will be in town. Come out to hear about their books. You may be inspired to write your own life story!


June 28 --- Officer Ethan Mansfield of the Vidor Police Department will bring Rocky the Pirate for a visit. Rocky is the VPD’s new drug dog. You can learn about the work he and Officer Mansfield do in Vidor to help keep us all safe and well.


July 12 --- Dr. Neil Burrell, Beaumont podiatrist, is always a popular speaker. Come with questions about your feet and how to keep them working for you for the rest of your life.


July 19 --- Master Gardener Sharon Grissom will tell us how to have fun while getting our hands dirty! Want to know something about plants or learn some new tips for making your patio or flowerbeds look better? Come on out.


July 26 --- Legacy Community Health will feed you lunch! Not only that, they will offer tips for a healthier lifestyle, and we can all benefit from that.


Registration is not necessary for Lunch Bunch. Just show up! Bring a pal.

Pine Forest Elementary Commitments

  • At Pine Forest Elementary, we commit to providing a respectful, safe and caring learning environment for our Students.

  • At Pine Forest Elementary, we commit to communicating and support one another in a positive, respectful manner.

  • At Pine Forest Elementary, we commit to providing communication that is informative and consistent to our Parents.

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